hip-hop The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)  

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Still making some of the best R&B songs of 2018, the greatest voices in R&B music from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s are being counted down. All ranges of R&B are included--neo soul, new jack swing, blue eyed soul, contemporary, hip-hop/R&B, pop-soul, etc. The most soulful voices in the past 30 yrs. begins in no particular order, and fans can vote to see who has the most amazing voice in R&B. Who will earn the top spot? Who will show?....

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1
803 208
Michael Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Michael Jackson Motown Sound, Rock music, Electronic music

2
904 249
Whitney Houston is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Whitney Houston Pop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

3
818 245
Stevie Wonder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Stevie Wonder Motown Sound, Psychedelic soul, Pop music

4
613 196
Luther Vandross is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Luther Vandross Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Contemporary R&B

5
610 227
Aaliyah is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Aaliyah Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

6
556 203
Mary J. Blige is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Mary J. Blige Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

7
696 273
Mariah Carey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Mariah Carey Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

8
496 178
Prince is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Prince Hip hop music, Synthpop, New Wave

9
452 168
Toni Braxton is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Toni Braxton Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

10
515 206
R. Kelly is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
R. Kelly Hip hop music, Neo soul, Dance-pop

11
538 219
Alicia Keys is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Alicia Keys Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

12
498 198
Usher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Usher Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

13
428 168
Patti LaBelle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Patti LaBelle Doo-wop, Girl group, Ballad

14
380 159
Chaka Khan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Chaka Khan Hip hop music, Adult contemporary music, Disco

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15
338 143
Brian McKnight is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Brian McKnight Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

16
359 158
Maxwell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Maxwell Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Quiet storm

17
368 169
Anita Baker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Anita Baker Adult contemporary music, Quiet storm, Smooth jazz

18
323 147
K-Ci & JoJo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
K-Ci & JoJo Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

19
308 147
Joe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Joe Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

20
274 127
Babyface is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Babyface Urban contemporary, Adult contemporary music, Pop music

21
345 180
Sade Adu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)

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22
289 145
Monica is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Monica Hip hop music, Pop music, Folk music

23
274 142
Erykah Badu is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Erykah Badu Hip hop music, Alternative hip hop, New Age

24
598 376
Joss Stone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Joss Stone Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Neo soul

25
274 148
Jill Scott is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Jill Scott Spoken Word Soul, Neo soul, Spoken word

26
265 144
Ginuwine is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Ginuwine Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Dance music

27
241 128
Gerald Levert is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Gerald Levert Contemporary R&B, Soul music

28
294 168
Jennifer Hudson is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Jennifer Hudson Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

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29
244 132
Johnny Gill is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Johnny Gill Pop music, Contemporary R&B, New jack swing

30
240 130
Tevin Campbell is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Tevin Campbell Urban contemporary, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

31
278 158
Brandy Norwood is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Brandy Norwood Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

32
239 130
Anthony Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Anthony Hamilton Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

33
430 270
Beyoncé Knowles is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Beyoncé Knowles Urban contemporary, Hip hop music, Pop music

34
253 142
Tyrese Gibson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Tyrese Gibson Hip hop music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

35
246 137
Faith Evans is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Faith Evans Hip hop music, Pop music, Dance-pop

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36
239 152
Fantasia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Fantasia Christian music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

37
232 148
India.Arie is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
India.Arie Pop music, Neo soul, Folk music

38
203 135
Tamia is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Tamia Hip hop music, Pop music, Neo soul

39
209 141
Musiq is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Musiq Neo soul, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

40
232 172
Trey Songz is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Trey Songz Hip hop music, Contemporary R&B, Soul music

41
178 140
Jon B. is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Jon B. Blue-eyed soul, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

42
185 147
El DeBarge is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
El DeBarge Pop music, Contemporary R&B, Rhythm and blues

43
197 161
Bobby Brown is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Bobby Brown Hip hop music, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

44
184 151
Raphael Saadiq is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Raphael Saadiq Hip hop music, Neo soul, Rock music

45
201 167
George Michael is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
George Michael Synthpop, New Wave, Dance-pop

46
160 143
Karyn White is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Karyn White Urban contemporary, Dance-pop, Contemporary R&B

47
156 150
Vanessa Williams is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Vanessa Williams Adult contemporary music, Pop music, Contemporary R&B

48
187 185
Robin Thicke is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Robin Thicke Hip hop music, Blue-eyed soul, Disco

49
131 149
Roger Troutman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Roger Troutman Hip hop music, Electro, G-funk

50
134 174
Coko is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Voices in R&B ('80s, '90s, 2000s)
Coko Christian music, House music, Urban contemporary gospel